Next week is Ash Wednesday, observed by Roman Catholic and some Protestant churches. It’s the first day of Lent, falling on the Wednesday seven weeks before Easter.
According to Twitter here are the top ten most-mentioned Lenten sacrifices in 2016:
If retweets are included:
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Seriously, Ash Wednesday is, well, serious. At least it’s supposed to be.
Observers have ashes imposed on their foreheads as a reminder of their mortality, as referenced in Genesis, “you are dust, and unto dust you shall return.”
Ash Wednesday has been modified.
What does that mean ?
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